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Slam Dunk Contest 2012 Results: Jeremy Evans Captures Dunk Title

Round Three of The 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest progressed with more thunderous dunks to go along with some trickery from the contestants in front of a lively crowd at at the Amway Arena in Orlando. This year's contest was judged in a different formant than in in previous years, as their were no judges and for the first time fans controlled the voting results by selecting their favorite contestant on Twitter.

Participants were Paul George of the Indiana Pacers, Derrick Williams of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Chase Budinger of the Houston Rockets and Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz. Evans, serving as a late replacement for Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks, ended up winning the fan voting and capturing his first dunk crown. Check out below for the final around action as the players continued to try and push the limits of their athletic talent and win the crowd over to obtain the votes needed to win this year's contest.

Chase Budinger of the Houston Rockets


Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz


Paul George of the Indiana Pacers


Derrick Williams of the Minnesota Timberwolves


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Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.